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Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Facebook should have a searchable database of all ads and ramp up authenticity requirements for all buyers, not just for those self-reporting as political   —  Fifteen years on, this paragraph from a Bill Gates' memo is a bit cringe-inducing: … Equivocating computer viruses …
Oct 3, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Seth Stevenson / Wall Street Journal:
Interview with Satya Nadella and Bill Gates on political climate, how AI, quantum computing, and mixed reality will shape the future as Nadella debuts memoir   —  On the occasion of the publication of Nadella's first book, out this fall, Nadella and his predecessor talk shop
Sep 26, 2017, 5:45 AMIn context
Village Global:
Seed and early stage VC fund Village launches backed by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Reid Hoffman, Jeff Bezos, Marissa Mayer, Eric Schmidt, and others   —  We're excited to publicly announce Village, a new early stage venture capital firm.  This is Day 1 for us.  There is much to do, and much to learn.
Sep 25, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Netscape co-founder Jim Clark launches CommandScape, a building management system for commercial and premium residential properties   —  As a creator of some of the internet's biggest brands, Jim Clark should require little introduction.  But the 73-year-old Texan billionaire doesn't garner …
Aug 22, 2017, 10:20 PMIn context
Tom Metcalf / Bloomberg:
Bill Gates' stake in Microsoft dipped to around 1.3% after $4.6B stock gift to Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in June, his largest stock donation since 2000   —  World's richest person reduces Microsoft stake to 1.3 percent  —  Value of his charitable donations surpasses $50 billion
Aug 19, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill Gates as world's richest person, with a net worth of ~$90.9B, as Amazon rose in intraday trading; Gates held the top spot since 2013   —  His net worth climbs more than $1 billion in intraday trading  —  Gates has held top spot on Bloomberg wealth index since 2013
Jul 27, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Trucking network Convoy raises $62M Series B led by YC's Continuity growth fund; investors include Bill Gates' Cascade, Marc Benioff, Bezos Expeditions   —  It's a warm summer afternoon at the TA Seattle East truck stop in North Bend, Wash., and Jerry Brooks is waiting for business.
Jul 25, 2017, 3:30 AMIn context
Benjamin Romano / Xconomy:
Intellectual Ventures spin-out Pivotal Commware, developing antenna from metamaterials for software defined radios, raises $17M Series A from Bill Gates, others   —  Pivotal Commware, a year-old metamaterials startup built inside patent licensing and invention business Intellectual Ventures …
Jun 16, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
Change.org raises $30M led by LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman; Sam Altman and Bill Gates invest too   —  In 2006, newly minted Stanford grad Ben Rattray sat at a Starbucks in Silicon Valley, pitching LinkedIn founder and early Facebook investor Reid Hoffman to fund his idea for a political website.
May 26, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Bill Gates-backed satellite antenna company Kymeta discloses $73.5M round in SEC filing, its largest round to date as total funding approaches $200M   —  Kymeta has raised its largest investment round to fuel development of the company's satellite antenna technology.
Apr 7, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context

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